An IPS officer from the 1990 batch, Ravi Gupta assumed charge as Director General of Police (DGP) Telangana
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Hours after the suspension of Director General of Police (DGP) Anjani Kumarthe Telangana State government issued orders appointing Ravi Gupta, as the Director-General of Police for the State.
An IPS officer from the 1990 batch, Mr. Gupta took charge as the Director-General of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in December 2022 and also held the additional charge of Director General (Vigilance and Enforcement).
The orders to appoint Ravi Gupta came hours after the Election Commission of India (ECI) directed the Chief Secretary of Telangana to initiate disciplinary action against DGP Anjani Kumar. Mr. Kumar was suspended on the grounds of meeting the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president A. Revanth Reddy at his residence during counting of votes on Sunday afternoon.